Surreal, bizarre, and utterly enchanting, Willy Wonka bounces all over the spectrum in delivering a multitude of messages in the vein of Grimm.
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Although Mel Brooks refined his comedy style in time, The Producers is still one of the most inspired film comedies ever made.
Saddles not only entertains as one of Hollywood's grandiose, loony comedies, it bonks people over the head with a reality we'd rather ignore and pretend didn't (or doesn't) happen.
Producers is loud. It screams into the camera, boisterous activity pouring from the script that can escape the confines of its lightly dated facade.
Gene Wilder is this movie, and he only needs to be in half of it.
Young Frankenstein has a subtle touch, teetering between genres so carefully, you could just as easily be swept up by the shenanigans as you are the lighting and set …
It's a film of intolerance, human nature, and stampeding cattle, even if that's through the Vatican.